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Top of the Rock Observation Deck, New York

Top of the Rock Observation Deck is open 365 days a year. Watch the seasons unfold or take in an amazing sunset from the outdoor observation deck. Interactive displays are exhibited detailing the construction of the Rockefeller Center, including three short films.Located in the heart of Rockefeller Center, it not only has the most breathtaking views in the city, but is also surrounded by the best shopping, dining, and entertainment in Midtown.

$149 Tours & Sightseeing

NYC Empire State, Statue of Liberty, 9/11 Memorial VIP Tour

Your VIP tour of New York starts bright and early, but it’ll be worth it when you gain first access to the Empire State Building for the day. Meet your guide in front of the this world-famous architectural stunner. From there, head in for a crowd-free elevator ride to the 86th floor for awe-inspiring views of Manhattan on the main deck.When you’re done viewing the city from above, see it from ground level by joining your guide on a bus tour of Midtown. Pass New York Public Library, Bryant Park, Times Square and many other well-known sites before arriving at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, home to the Space Shuttle Enterprise. Following a journey to New York by 747 jumbo jet and river barge, the space shuttle went on display in July 2012 inside a special pavilion that celebrates its rich history and offers an innovative and interactive visitor experience. Your guide will lead you to the front of the line before the exhibition opens so you can go straight in with your skip-the-line ticket for maximum time to view this thrilling new exhibition that showcases science, technology and engineering. Bonus: You can also explore the USS Intrepid, an aircraft carrier housed at the museum.Next, board a hop-on-hop-off cruise with your guide at Pier 79. Hop off at Battery Park, where you'll take a walking tour through the world-famous financial center of Wall Street on your way to the 9/11 Memorial. See the twin reflecting pools, inscribed with the names of the nearly 3,000 victims of the terrorist attacks, that sit exactly where the Twin Towers once stood. Inside the memorial, the guided portion of your tour ends at approximately 1pm. Upgrade for 2pm admission to the National September 11 Memorial Museum (aka the 9/11 Museum) when you book for a chance to browse the many multimedia displays, archives, narratives and authentic artifacts that commemorate the September 11 victims and their families. (See Important Info for pricing and other details.) If you choose the tour-only option, you can then continue your sightseeing independently with a hop-on-hop-off cruise at your leisure; your ticket is valid for the rest of the day. If the museum option is selected, your cruise ticket is valid for the rest of the afternoon and the entire next day, giving you plenty of time to discover New York's waterfront sights. The cruise makes two more stops at historic South Street Seaport and the Fulton Ferry landing in Brooklyn for a leisurely cruise to enjoy views of the Statue of Liberty and time to reflect on your VIP tour of New York City.Viator VIPs feature travel experiences not typically available to the general public — from behind-the-scenes access to private viewings and VIP service — at many of the world’s top attractions, often with no lines and no crowds. Viator VIP tours are not available from other 3rd-party online sellers.

$52.50 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

New York Harbor Hop-on Hop-off Cruise with 9/11 Museum Ticket

After departing from Pier 83 in Midtown, the cruise will stop at Battery Park, a leisurely walk from the National September 11 Museum, where you have timed admission. Inside the museum, you'll have unlimited time to browse the exhibits before rejoining your cruise. In addition to the 9/11 Museum, this exciting tour gets you close to such iconic sites as the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge and Governors Island, just to name a few!Your hop-on hop-off ticket is valid for one day, allowing you to design your own sightseeing itinerary for your trip to the Big Apple. Hop on and off as often as you want, and enjoy informative and amusing commentary as you go! The boats will give you up-close views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the Brooklyn Bridge many more New York City sights.By traveling around the city on the cruise, you’ll beat the infamous New York traffic and enjoy easy access to hundreds of sites like the 9/11 Memorial Memorial, Chelsea Piers, the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Times Square, DUMBO and Williamsburg. Boats depart regularly throughout the day from six stops (see Itinerary section below for stops) so you can plan your day around your sightseeing!

$43 Cultural & Theme Tours

New York City TV Show and Movie Filming Locations Guided Tour

Make your way to Midtown Manhattan to board a comfortable coach where you’ll meet your guide, a New York City actor who has appeared in movies or on television. Upgrade for priority seating that includes pre-boarding in the first four rows for close access to the guide. During the 3-hour narrated tour you’ll see familiar buildings from TV’s most popular shows and movie locations. In addition to showing you a number of celebrity homes, your guide points out where the cast of Glee performed the song 'I Love New York' and hot spots from Person of Interest, Girls, The Mysteries of Laura, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and more. Visit the gang’s apartment building from Friends and the park featured in The Mindy Project and When Harry Met Sally; stop by McGee's Pub, the inspiration for MacLaren's in How I Met Your Mother, and see the pub that Michael Keaton hung out at in Birdman; and glimpse the hotel featured in American Hustle. Throughout the years, New York City has made a starring turn in hundreds of films and TV shows, from classic comedies to modern melodramas. See some of the most recognizable real-life scenes on this TV and movie location tour. Your tour begins in Midtown Manhattan, where you’ll hop aboard a comfortable coach and meet your guide — a local actor and expert in New York movie history. Upgrade your tour for priority seating to sit in the first four rows of the coach. Then it’s lights, camera, action! as you cruise around Manhattan to see dozens of recognizable TV and movie locations. Stop outside the famous Friends apartment to relive the glory days of the ‘90s sitcom, and see the spot where the cast of Glee performed ‘I Love New York.’ Cruise by the pub that inspired McLaren’s on How I Met Your Mother and a local park that features prominently in The Mindy Project and rom-com classic When Harry Met Sally. Pass by the bar where Michael Keaton brooded in Best Picture-winner Birdman, a hotel seen in American Hustle, and the tiny soup restaurant made famous by Seinfeld. You’ll have stars in your eyes as you see many other city locations from titles like Person of Interest, I Am Legend, Ghostbusters, The Mysteries of Laura, and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.  After winding throughout Manhattan, your 3-hour tour ends back in Midtown. Please note: Tour locations are subject to change. This entertaining overview of Manhattan takes you on a journey to the Upper West Side and across Central Park to the Upper East Side before descending down Fifth Avenue through the East Village, Tribeca and the West Village, ending in Midtown. *Please note: Tour locations are subject to change.

$48 Food, Wine & Nightlife

New York City Food Cart Walking Tour

Sprinkled across Manhattan are some of the best dining experiences on the planet. No, not Michelin-starred restaurants – gourmet food carts! Over the past few years, food carts have gained popularity in New York City (among other cities across the country) and have grown from just a hot dog with ketchup to some of the best falafel you’ll find outside of Tel Aviv or the most flavorful curry this side of Mumbai.Follow your guide through either the Financial District or Midtown in search of six different cuisines for you to try. The selections your guide chooses will change just as frequently as the locations of the carts, so you’ll be in for a surprise! Possible food carts include Trini-Paki Boys, Souvlaki Truck or Wafels & Dinges and you can expect food like falafel, Korean short ribs and Mexican chocolate brownies.Lace up your walking shoes and bring your appetite!

$55 Holiday & Seasonal Tours

Brooklyn Christmas Holiday Lights in Dyker Heights, Bay Ridge

This holiday tour takes you to the residential neighborhoods of Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights, Italian-American sections of Brooklyn where you will find tree-lined streets and beautiful private residences decorated for the Christmas holidays. It has been a tradition for many years to illuminate these homes with thousands of lights and dazzling Christmas scenes and has become a friendly competition between owners. You won't just see the lights; you'll walk through the neighborhoods with a guide to hear the stories behind this fun holiday event that brings thousands of people here each year. You may even meet some homeowners who are a proud part of this festive holiday.On your way back to Manhattan, you'll see the spectacular New York skyline and some of the beautiful displays. Stop a Fifth Avenue and Rockefeller Center to see the iconic displays including the Christmas tree and ice skating rink. You'll be dropped off in Midtown to conclude your tour.